The new Nissan GT-R Nismo has broken its 2012 Nurburgring lap record
20 Nov 2013

Nissan GT-R Nismo sets ‘Ring record: 7m:8.679s

The 2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo (with track options) has retained its crown as the fastest volume production car around the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit (known as the Green Hell) in Germany, lapping the ‘Ring in just 7 minutes 8.679 seconds.

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New Honda Civic Type R showcased at Honda's in-house test track in Japan
20 Nov 2013

New Honda Civic Type R previewed

Ahead of today’s Tokyo Motor Show, Honda, yesterday, showcased the latest Honda Civic Type R development car at its in-house test track in Tochigi, Japan.

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New MINI launches at Oxford, UK production plant
19 Nov 2013

New MINI launched

The new MINI made its worldwide debut yesterday at MINI’s UK production plant in Oxford and features all-new vehicle architecture, refreshed design and a range of new engines.

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Three motor shows, three reveals for Porsche
17 Nov 2013

Three motor shows, three reveals for Porsche

Three motor shows and three new model reveals for Porsche. The new 911 Turbo Cabriolet will make its début in Los Angeles along with the global reveal of the Porsche Macan, while the Panamera Turbo S will be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show. Almost simultaneously, the 918 Spyder super sports car will be premiered to the Chinese and US public in Guangzhou and Los Angeles.

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Audi and Skoda not included in VW DSG recall
17 Nov 2013

Skoda and Audi owners in DSG recall

VW Group has told Practical Motoring this morning (November 18) that only a small number of Skodas and Audis fitted with the companies’ seven-speed DSG gearbox (DQ200), will be getting recall notices for replacement of synthetic oil.

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Subaru Legacy/Liberty reveal at LA Motor Show
16 Nov 2013

New Subaru Legacy (Liberty) concept at LA Motor Show

The Subaru Legacy (Liberty) Concept will make its world premiere at the 2013 Los Angeles Motor Show on Wednesday 20 November (in just four days time), hinting at the design direction for an all-new version of Subaru’s flagship Legacy (known as the Liberty here in Australia) model.

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Volkswagen's DSG woes continue with recall of seven-speed DSG models
15 Nov 2013

VW recalls – DSG gearbox woes continue

VW’s seven-speed DSG problems do not appear to be over as the company also announces separate recalls of Amarok and Tiguan models.

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Nissan Qashqai development presented in a new video
15 Nov 2013

Nissan Qashqai development story in video

Nissan has been busy refreshing all of its models and today released a video looking at the design and engineering that went into taking the new Nissan Qashqai from concept to creation.

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Nissan 370Z coupe and roadster now $10,000 cheaper
14 Nov 2013

Nissan 370Z now $10k cheaper

The Nissan 370Z Coupe and Roadster has had its list price cut by more than $10,000, with Nissan announcing, today, new pricing for the iconic sports car.

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Vintage Adventurer sets off on Ocean2Ocean Challenge
14 Nov 2013

Vintage Adventurer to set new driving record

Australia’s ‘Vintage Adventurer’ Rod Wade is making a second attempt at setting a new world record for driving a pre-war car from New York to California next week.

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